It was reported that Greek Prime Minister Katerina Sakellaropoulou was assigned the task of forming the government and that Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of the New Democracy Party, winner of yesterday’s general elections, returned the task.
In the statement issued by the Presidency, it was mentioned that Mitsotakis contacted Sakilaroboulou by phone and stated that he had returned with his duty to form a government.
The statement said that Sakellaropoulou agreed with the leader of the Radical Left Alliance (SYRIZA), the second party in yesterday’s elections, Alexis Tsipras, and would assign him the task of forming a government this time.
“I learned not to take responsibility and not to give up the struggle in difficult times”
In his video message, Tsipras said, “I learned not to take responsibility and not to give up the struggle in difficult times. I am she. I will not leave now, nor in the midst of a difficult struggle.” He said.
New Democracy won the election by a wide margin.
According to the unofficial results of the general elections held yesterday in Greece, New Democracy won more than 40 percent of the vote (146 seats), outperforming its closest competitor Syriza by 20 points, but it could not reach the 151 seats required to come to power. Single.
Syriza finished second with 71 seats, with 20.07 percent of the vote.
The PASOK-KINAL alliance, which finished third in the electoral race, won 41 seats with 11.46 percent of the vote.
According to the new electoral system, it is possible to go to the polls for the second time
According to the electoral system applied for the first time this year in Greece, if the results of the ballot boxes do not allow any party to come to power on its own, negotiations will take place on forming a coalition. If a coalition consensus is not reached, ballot boxes are created for the electors for the second time.
Going to the polls a second time, an additional 20 to 50 seats are awarded to the first party, depending on the percentage of votes in the 300-seat parliament, provided it receives at least 25 percent of the vote.
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